‘Painting For Peace’ Picture Book Helps Children Cope With Recent Events In Ferguson

Originally posted on Pinoria:
It’s trying, if not impossible, for grown adults to make sense of the devastating recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and related happenings around the country. If we can hardly understand how such shameful actions could occur, and can barely express ourselves regarding the national tragedy, how are children even supposed to…

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The Pieces

A guest post by Austin L. Fallin I make an effort to avoid talking politics with my family. I actually make an effort to avoid politics altogether. Just a day before the grand jury returned their no true bill, I wake up in my parents’ home in San Antonio, Texas, to a barrage of newscast […]

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Day of Healing

Last night, so many things happened, or didn’t happen, in St. Louis. Hearts are broken, mine included, for the family of Michael Brown and every potential Michael Brown in our community. Last night, I wept for a mother who has been 108 days without her son. Last night, I wept for my friends who have […]

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